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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #80 on: November 11, 2013, 11:45:35 pm »
The Maglight's too wimpy.

Use one of these with a red filter.   >:D

Bezel Diameter - 1.37 inches
Output White Light - 500 lumens    :dizzy:

You'll need to use an external power supply and about 3" of 5/8" dowel to make a replacement battery plug.  :lol


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #81 on: November 12, 2013, 12:17:10 am »
The Maglight's too wimpy.

Use one of these with a red filter.   >:D
Bezel Diameter - 1.37 inches
Output White Light - 500 lumens    :dizzy:

You'll need to use an external power supply and about 3" of 5/8" dowel to make a replacement battery plug.  :lol


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #82 on: November 12, 2013, 01:18:24 am »
I thought we were going for "over-the-top" ideas, but figured the 12v 1-million-candlepower spotlight was just a bit too big for this one.   :laugh2:




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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #83 on: November 12, 2013, 05:56:02 am »
I'm just wondering what kind of giant LED will be used for the power indicator.

Smart money's on a 6 D-Cell Maglight with a red filter. maybe laid on its side with a mirror directing the light to the hole. Cause i mean, it's bright enough for scale, but with 6 D-Cells, its just a bit too long to put directly up to the hole...


wish I had that problem

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #84 on: November 13, 2013, 08:26:45 am »
Was thinking a red LED arcade button, this would be behind the glass bezel and won't be press-able.

that just one idea though...... worried about this VGA converter though.


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #85 on: November 13, 2013, 09:04:43 am »
some times the simplest Ideas......
Was thinking a red LED arcade button, this would be behind the glass bezel and won't be press-able.

that just one idea though...... worried about this VGA converter though.



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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #86 on: November 13, 2013, 09:12:41 am »
I like the idea of the button for the power led.  I was just wondering if it would be conducive to actually cut a hole out of plexi or put install it so that it sits above the plexi serving as both the power led and power button.  Just a thought.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #87 on: November 13, 2013, 09:48:21 am »
http://www.k1gba.com/

Get the GBA SP I mentioned before and it already has TV out

I think that would work best for our your projcet if you can't tackle the VGA mod on an original. Or if you have the money I am sure you can find someone on a forum somewhere that has one or is willing to mod one for you.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #88 on: November 13, 2013, 11:59:55 am »
The red button is a great idea. It should give the same look and feel of the LED on an actual Gameboy. I would stick with it under the glass. If your going to make this b*tch as realistic as possible build a real working power switch.  I'd assume your planning on painting the backside of the plexiglass grey for that same top glass effect?

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #89 on: November 13, 2013, 12:22:10 pm »
You guys have apparently forgotten what the Gameboy era was truly like, a day when these were slapped on everything:

http://www.amazon.com/Rhode-Island-Novelty-Police-Beacon/dp/B0011CZV5A

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #90 on: November 13, 2013, 04:27:04 pm »
Please tell me you'll be using RetroArch's Gameboy shader for this project.....


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #91 on: November 14, 2013, 08:12:38 am »
Please tell me you'll be using RetroArch's Gameboy shader for this project.....




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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #92 on: November 14, 2013, 09:36:32 am »
Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #93 on: November 14, 2013, 09:54:17 am »
it will be free standing, have a green/black hyperspin theme, and two nes controllers so we can play nes!

Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

Well, I you want them to use a real gameboy.  That wasn't the intent in the beginning.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #94 on: November 14, 2013, 10:40:01 am »
it will be free standing, have a green/black hyperspin theme, and two nes controllers so we can play nes!

Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

Well, I you want them to use a real gameboy.  That wasn't the intent in the beginning.

Eric don't interrupt Cory when he's talking about what jahilton doesn't want.   >:D

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #95 on: November 14, 2013, 10:47:18 am »
Eric don't interrupt Cory when he's talking about what jahilton doesn't want.   >:D

I wish we could give rep here.  :applaud:
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #96 on: November 14, 2013, 12:04:02 pm »
it will be free standing, have a green/black hyperspin theme, and two nes controllers so we can play nes!

Are you not paying attention!

We They are using an LCD screen with a real gameboy!

Well, I you want them to use a real gameboy.  That wasn't the intent in the beginning.

Eric don't interrupt Cory when he's talking about what jahilton doesn't want.   >:D

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #97 on: November 14, 2013, 06:00:26 pm »
Cory is in charge now?

Why do I feel like we're all on a bus heading down the freeway and we just discovered our bus driver quietly just died in his sleep. 

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #98 on: November 14, 2013, 06:29:39 pm »
This can't end well LOL

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #99 on: November 14, 2013, 07:48:44 pm »
Cory is in charge now?

Why do I feel like we're all on a bus heading down the freeway and we just discovered our bus driver quietly just died in his sleep.


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #100 on: November 14, 2013, 09:16:52 pm »
Don't mess with Cory, Not when he's, we're, they're building a hive.

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« Reply #101 on: November 14, 2013, 10:19:20 pm »

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« Reply #102 on: November 14, 2013, 10:22:18 pm »

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #103 on: November 15, 2013, 07:33:47 am »
When the Festool saw and carvex jigsaw made apperances I was like whoa, someone's got some pro-am power tools with serious intent . . . . . and then Cory.

Great project, keep rocking it.

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« Reply #105 on: November 15, 2013, 11:49:01 am »
When the Festool saw and carvex jigsaw made apperances I was like whoa, someone's got some pro-am power tools with serious intent . . . . . and then Cory.

Great project, keep rocking it.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #106 on: November 15, 2013, 10:33:07 pm »
More updates;

Ok i'm really starting to stress about the vga out now.......the GBa tv out thing......can that be convert to VGA? does the GAa even play GB classic games???? also i'm sure we'd lose points if we used a GBa and not GB Classic!

If anybody knows anybody that can really help me with the VGA output (or where i can buy one!)....please post away!

WTF........








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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #107 on: November 15, 2013, 10:49:24 pm »
Yes, the whole GameBoy line is back compatible up to the GameBoy SP, the first folder model.  The SP will play GameBoy, GameBoy Color, and GameBoy Advance games.

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #108 on: November 16, 2013, 06:59:29 am »
Looks lovely!!!

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #109 on: November 16, 2013, 07:02:10 am »
You can use any RCA to VGA converter to handle that. I used one on my recent Half-Size build and it was perfect.

www.ebay.com/itm/190596379150?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1423.l2649




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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #110 on: November 16, 2013, 01:01:56 pm »
Just throw a computer in there and be done with it. ;-)
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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #111 on: November 16, 2013, 04:21:31 pm »
JUST WOW

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« Reply #112 on: November 16, 2013, 05:01:52 pm »
Just throw a computer in there and be done with it. ;-)

NOOOOOO!!

Has to have giant gameboy games that actually work. Even if you can't do the VGA mod easily, at least it will be easy to use a GBA SP w\tv out. Won't be actual gameboy but still......

Since this one is being tackled, when I return I may have to make a giant GBA....oh la la

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #113 on: November 16, 2013, 10:19:10 pm »
No, the challenge will be a giant Gameboy Micro!

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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #114 on: November 17, 2013, 06:19:47 am »
No, the challenge will be a giant Gameboy Micro!

Like this?


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Re: Scale Gameboy arcade
« Reply #115 on: November 17, 2013, 06:42:19 am »
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« Reply #116 on: November 17, 2013, 08:37:45 am »
Started on this side.






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« Reply #117 on: November 17, 2013, 12:24:07 pm »
Super cool project.

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« Reply #118 on: November 17, 2013, 12:41:03 pm »
I can't wait to see this thing finished....super awesome

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« Reply #119 on: November 17, 2013, 05:09:27 pm »
how did you pull off the curved edge? I can't really tell by the pictures? Kind of looks like a 3" dowel ripped in half and recessed to accept 1/2" MDF.

  
 

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